TV journalist, the new Presidency’s spokesperson
Madalina Puscalau Dobrovolschi is the new spokesperson for President Klaus Iohannis. She was introduced at the Cotroceni Presidential Palace on Wednesday evening. The journalist said that the new role honours her.
“As a journalist, I have been pursuing a creed that I would like to carry on, and that is to correctly inform the audience. I believe that is our mission,” said Dobrovolschi, adding that she thas been thinking of the proposal to become the Presidency’s spokeswoman for almost two weeks. “There was a discussion about that somewhere in mid-August,’ she said.
“In the end, it is also my wish to get actively involved in the public life, because I want to take part in changing Romania for the better,” the new presidential spokesperson pointed out.
Madalina Puscalau Dobrovolschi, 32, is a graduate of the Faculty of Philosophy of Bucharest. She worked in the media for more than ten years as reporter, news anchor, programme producer and talk show moderator.
She worked at TVR, B1TV and other TV channels. Puscalau was the one who moderated the electoral confrontation between Klaus Iohannis and Victor Ponta at B1TV during the electoral campaign for the presidential elections in 2014. After that, she resigned from B1TV and went to TVR public television.
The Romanian President has had no spokesperson since April 2015, when then spokeswoman Tatiana Niculescu-Bran resigned from office.